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British Columbia Golf Nominates Five for Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:17 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:12

DougRICHMOND, British Columbia (British Columbia Golf) — British Columbia Golf has announced the nomination of five outstanding golfers in their respective categories for the Sport BC Athlete of The Year Awards.

Doug Roxburgh, Jackie Little, Christina Proteau, Adam Svensson and Naomi Ko have each been nominated by British Columbia Golf’s President David Atkinson and Executive Director Kris Jonasson.

The gala event, being held March 12, 2015, is the longest standing provincial sports award program in Canada to recognize the accomplishments of amateur athletes, coaches and officials.



Doug Roxburgh Nominated for Master Male Athlete of the Year

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014 18:56 Monday, 08 December 2014 18:46

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Doug Roxburgh of Vancouver, BC., has been nominated for the Sport BC Master Male Athlete of the Year Award.

One of the true amateur golf legends in Canada as well as his home province of British Columbia, the 62-year old (turning 63 on December 28th) has continued to add to his trophy case throughout a decorated career.

Roxburgh will find out at the Sport BC Athletes of the Year Awards on March 12, 2015 whether he'll be adding yet another award to his already impressive collection.



Bear Mountain More Than Just A Golf Resort

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014 11:19 Saturday, 22 November 2014 10:32

by Alfie Lau


The next time Roger Sloan comes back to Bear Mountain, he’ll need more than just his hiking and golf shoes.
A mountain bike, some tennis gear and full workout equipment should be in Sloan’s luggage because the resort which opened more than a decade ago is undergoing changes at a lightning pace.
Look out over the driving range and imagine what eight clay courts in a tennis dome might look like.
Well, that will soon be a reality as Bear Mountain and its owners, Ecoasis, have just inked a deal with Tennis Canada for the first courts of this kind in Western Canada.



12 BC Professionals Survive Club Pro Cut

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 21:48 Wednesday, 19 November 2014 21:44

altRICHMOND, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — Heading into final-round play at the 2014 Titleist & FootJoy PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada, Dan Greenwood of Greystone Golf Club in Milton, Ontario, holds a tight one-stroke lead after firing a spectacular second-round 65, the lowest round of the tournament by a full six-shots (watch his post-round interview here).



Six PGA of BC Awards Announced

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 October 2014 19:58 Sunday, 12 October 2014 19:45

altThe PGA of British Columbia is pleased to announce the recipients of four 2014 PGA of BC Awards: Player of the Year, Media Personnel of the Year, Patron of the Year, and the Distinguished Service Award, as well as The Forestar Golf Community Leadership Bursary and The Jim Gibson Scholarship. The recipients, along with the winners of ten other PGA of BC Awards, will be recognized at the PGA of BC Awards Ceremony - October 15th at the River Rock Casino Resort.



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